July events around Germany

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July events around Germany

by Tamala Malerk
Stripes Europe

Summer is in full swing and that means the kids have been out of school for some time, the weather is beautiful and you need something to do outside of the house. While the world is opening up more, there is still a chance for a fluctuation in regulations; so, make sure to check that each event is still going on and that you are following the local regulations for whatever you choose to do before you travel.

Kiliani Volkfest & Hofgarten Wine Festival, July 1 to 17, Würzburg

In honor of the patron saint of Franconia, Saint Kilian, enjoy beer gardens, shops, traditional costumes and rides in the largest folk festival in lower Franconia. While in the area, you can also go over to the Hofgarten Wine Festival at the Würzburg Residence, taking place from July 1 to 10.

Düsseldorf’s Culinary Soul, Saturdays, July 2 to 30, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Düsseldorf

Did you know Düsseldorf has a world-renowned bread baker? On this tour, you can get to know the brewery culture of the area as well as meet market traders and sample food culture in one of the “largest food markets in the world.”

JazzOpen Stuttgart 2022, July 7 to 17, Stuttgart

Listen to the smooth sounds of jazz at this 11-day festival. If you attend, make sure to dress “rainproof” because concerts will occur in all weather. While you are there, make sure to check out the local up-and-coming talent at the JAZZOPEN playground BW competition.

Klassik Open Air / Classic Open Air: “Europe’s Greenest Concert Hall” Weekends, July 11 to 26, Family Concert on Sunday, July 26 at 11 a.m., Nuremburg, Luitpoldhain

Enjoy four free open-air concerts presented by various State Philharmonics (Staatphilharmonie) and Symphonies (Symphoniker).

Botanical Night at Botanical Garden, July 15 & 16, Berlin

Stroll along a 16-kilometer path of flower beds and themed gardens as you experience this once-a-year event. Along with delicious food, there will be cabaret, theater and dance performances. If you can stay awake until 2 a.m., gaze in wonder at the firework show.

Medieval Festival at Kaltenburg Castle, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, July 15 to 31, Geltendorf

Travel back in time and witness a daring jousting event while partaking in medieval-style food and drink. Listen to the music and enjoy candle-making, weaving and other demonstrations at this medieval festival.

DomStufen-Festspiele / Cathedral Steps Theater Festival: Daily, July 15 to August 7, Erfurt  

Watch in amazement as Erfurt’s cathedral steps are transformed into a stage for opera. Productions this year include “Nabucco” by Giuseppe Verdi and a children’s opera, “Pettersson Und Findus Der Hanh Im Korb.”

Street Food Festival, July 22 to 24, Saarbrücken

Feast on exotic dishes from all over the world as you watch street artists perform and listen to musicians. They even have a children’s circus, so there is a good time to be had by all.

Plan Ahead: Frankfurter Apfelweinfest / Frankfurt Apple Wine Festival, August 12 to 21, Frankfurt

A popular celebration in downtown Frankfurt, you can listen to local music as you drink the traditional Apfelwein and savor the local foods and herbs, particularly, the cheeses.

 

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